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“Great for birdwatchers”

San Jose's Estuary and Bird Sanctuary
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$79.00*
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Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo Sightseeing Combo Tour
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Owner description: A spectacular beach where tourists come to view the sea lions in the month of June.
Selkirk, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great for birdwatchers”
Reviewed June 9, 2013

Nice easy walkway from the Holiday Inn. However, if you're not staying close to the area, it would be hard to find as there is no signage and no one seem to know about the estuary.
We walked the estuary daily to get to the town of San Jose del Cabo. Going at a leisurely pace, it would take about 30 minutes. We saw many birds along the way but not too much other wildlife.

Visited April 2013
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Mexico City
Level 6 Contributor
124 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“Great natural preserved area”
Reviewed April 28, 2013

An oasis next to the village and the beach. Great place for birdwatching, estuary fauna and plants. The weather is several degrees fresher becaue of the shade and relative humidity. Swimming, boating, plant collecting or fishing prohibited. Free entrance and great area for photo safari if patient. Next to a Holiday Inn bou no services available. Walk a little further to find bars, restaurants and shaded areas after a short beach walk. Beautiful views.

Visited April 2013
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Parksville, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“peaceful walk”
Reviewed April 28, 2013

Nice peaceful walk pretty a beauty in the desert lot's of interesting birds just don't start walk on the beach side because you'll defiantly have an aventure

Visited April 2013
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Vancouver, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
82 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Not worth your time.”
Reviewed April 22, 2013

Don't bother, it was boring waste of time. Hard to find the entrance it looks like your going to the horseriding tour, but it's actually behind all of it. They need better signage. I think I saw more birds around our resort than on this walk. We walk part way and went back to the hotel.

Visited April 2013
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Scarborough, Maine
Level 6 Contributor
98 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“A long walk from Barcelo on the beach but worth it!”
Reviewed April 20, 2013

Not pristine, but the wildlife are fabulous. Bring camera and binoculars! If coming from a distance walk on the main road sidewalk-- the beach is difficult to walk on. We spent 45 minutes and saw only half of it-- there are no amenities so be prepared for that.

Visited April 2013
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